muvee Technologies

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muvee Technologies
Industry Video editing software
Founded Singapore (1999)
Headquarters Singapore, San Francisco, Tokyo, Seoul
Key people
Terence Swee, CEO & Co-founder

muvee Technologies is the Singapore-based inventor of the world's first automatic video editing software for Windows and the Android mobile platform.[1] In 2001, muvee launched the award-winning autoProducer [2] for PCs and in 2005 became the first to offer mobile video editing software (Nokia) [3] and for digital cameras (Nikon S-series Pictmotion).[4] In 2014, muvee launched Action Studio, the world’s first mobile video editing app for action cam users.[5]

muvee's patented and proven technologies have been globally recognized and shipped on over 750 million devices.[6] Strategic partnerships with leading brands in PCs, mobile and imaging devices include Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, Alcatel, Nikon, Nokia, HP, Dell and Olympus.[7] muvee continues to push the state of the art in video on mobile and empower magical video experiences on any device.

muvee’s automatic video editing solutions are delivered to handset OEMs, social networks and partners as an SDK or complete applications and various apps are available in Android and iOS app stores globally.[8]


  • muvee Reveal [9]
  • muvee Reveal Business [10]
  • Action Studio (Android) [11]


Fusing art and mathematics, muvee’s Artistic Intelligence™ engine automatically creates professional looking movies that we call "muvees". Using advanced signal processing techniques, input video and photos are analyzed automatically for scene boundaries, human faces and other proprietary metrics. Chosen music tracks are analyzed for the beats of the music, and the Emotional Index™ of the song. Users can choose one of several editing Styles and a muvee is automatically generated along with beautiful effects and transitions all synched to the beat and emotional contours of the music. Editing Style templates are authored by actual professional film producers and a rich library is currently available. Each Style contains a mix of effects and transitions that are applied to video and photos in synchronization with the music.[12]

muvee announced CODEN in 2010 to enable fast trimming of HD videos in under-powered phones. [13] Until now, it was deemed impossible to EDIT video in lo-mid range feature phones. In higher end Smartphones, although there is more memory and processor power, video is captured in 720P, hence the pixels involved are growing exponentially faster than the CPU power.[14]

BUT consumers want to do MORE with the video that they have captured on the phone. Taking ideas from heart surgery, MUVEE engineers created new methods to surgically manipulate video files WITHOUT having to decompress them. [15]

CODEN Compressed Domain Editing Ngine Basic editing: TRIM/JOIN/REPLACE AUDIO features Low heap memory requirements Low CPU requirements MTK friendly

This patented technology is now available to Device Makers as an Application Development Kit (ANSI C) along with the corresponding Video Renderers, Codecs and GUI abstraction layers for application development in device maker’s proprietary environments and chipsets.[16]

Company history[edit]

muvee Technologies was founded by Terence Swee,[17] a Singaporean electronic engineer and Pete Kellock, a Scotsman with a doctorate in electronic music. The founders began working together in 1999 at Kent Ridge Digital Labs (KRDL), a technology business incubator sponsored by the Government of Singapore.[18]

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